AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A man has been credited with saving his neighbor’s life after a fire broke out at an Aurora apartment.

The fire happened around 8 p.m. Sunday at 22nd and Dallas. Fire crews say the man noticed smoke coming from a garden level apartment. The man broke a window and dragged his neighbor to safety.

Investigators say it appears the man in the apartment fell asleep with food cooking on the stove.

Both men were treated for smoke inhalation.


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